Indirect Sinus Lift Done Using “Autogenous Core Lift” Technique in Combination with Alloplastic Phosphosilicate Putty in Atrophic Maxillary Posterior Region: A Clinical Report with 1-Year Follow-Up

@inproceedings{Pai2017IndirectSL,
  title={Indirect Sinus Lift Done Using “Autogenous Core Lift” Technique in Combination with Alloplastic Phosphosilicate Putty in Atrophic Maxillary Posterior Region: A Clinical Report with 1-Year Follow-Up},
  author={Umesh Yeshwanth Pai and Shobha J. Rodrigues and Puneeth Hegde and Nikita Khurana},
  booktitle={Contemporary clinical dentistry},
  year={2017}
}
Pneumatization of the sinus is a common occurrence after extraction of maxillary posterior teeth. Implant procedures require a clinically acceptable level of bone to be present for implants to be placed in function. Residual bone with >4 mm of height can be managed using the indirect sinus lift procedure, whereas bone height <4 mm requires a direct sinus lift using lateral window approach. This clinical case report describes the use of autogenous core used to lift the membrane in conjunction… CONTINUE READING
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